At a time when austerity continues, we need to be explain that we are not wasting taxpayers’ money on a grand delusion that we can create prosperity.
Afua Hirsch recounts her inability, as a person of mixed race, to feel she truly belongs in either Britain or Ghana.
I was drawn to work here by the values which I believe can help a struggling economy become more productive: autonomy, hard work, and enterprise.
They propose a bespoke agreement that would permit mutual market access, with a Solvency II equivalence outcome built into it.
The end of Rhodesia did not need to herald mass murder, economic collapse, and a nosedive in life expectancy.
“A society that does not judge you for where you come from or your background or how you live your life provided you do no harm to others that is the syncretic genius of our country.”
A comparison with its neighbour, the Democratic Republic of the Congo, is stark.
The UK should urgently engage with the Libyan National Army, and support its efforts to defeat the Islamist militias in the West of the country.
“We need to recognise the way in which a more global and individualistic world can sometimes loosen the ties that bind our society together.”
Aid reform based on ‘efficiency’ is a smokescreen. So a different narrative and approach is needed.
We have deep historic ties to a future continental leader and one of the fastest-emerging global economies.
It’s critical that the UK makes common-cause with national EU member governments – who stand to lose out.
Spending on Overseas Aid would save more lives if it did not go via the European Union.
The institution’s present popularity is dependent on the Queen, and, surely, her likeableness is tied to her apoliticism.
At last we could pass a decisive parliamentary vote for cooperative action in Syria, and now lead a reform agenda in the EU which could make way for two-tier membership.